Shop art print and framed art La Madonne de Lorette by Raffaello

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Subjects : History, Religion
Keywords : 16th century, Holy Family, Infant Christ, Renaissance painting, Saint Joseph, Virgin and Child, baby, halo, veil (headdress)
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La Madonne de Lorette

The Virgin of Loreto or Madonna of Loreto (Italian: Madonna di Loreto), also known as the Madonna of the Veil, is a painting by Raphael dating from around 1509-1510, and is currently housed at the Musée Condé. According to the Italian art historians Filippini and Pierluigi De Vecchi, the painting was commissioned by the banker Agostino Chigi for his personal chapel dedicated to the Madonna of Loreto in Santa Maria del Popolo, which was decorated by Raphael himself. However, this work was probably painted at the same time as the Portrait of Julius II. And it was undoubtedly this pope who donated these two paintings to the church of Santa Maria del Popolo in Rome. They entered the collections of Cardinal Sfrondato, nephew of Gregory XIV. In 1608, his collection of 71 paintings was acquired by Scipione Caffarelli-Borghese. The painting was seen in the Borghese collection by Giorgio Vasari in 1568. The painting remained in the Borghese family collection until the 18th century. Charles Nicolas Cochin, a French engraver and draughtsman, writer, organiser of the fine arts under the Marquis de Marigny, and secretary-historiographer of the Royal Academy, mentioned it in the Marian sanctuary of the Basilica of Santa Casa de Loreto in 1773 during his trip to Italy. Raphael's painting was then taken away with many others during Napoleon's spoliations under cover of the Treaty of Tolentino: With the entry of French troops into Rome, the great Roman families were obliged to sell a large [...]


This artwork is a painting from the renaissance period. It belongs to the italian renaissance style.


« La Madonne de Lorette » is kept at Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.


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